Grilled Chicken Heart Skewers (Espeto de Coraco de Galinha ) Recipe

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Patsy Lynch Modified: March 22, 2022
Grilled Chicken Heart Skewers (Espeto de Coraco de Galinha ) Recipe

How To Make Grilled Chicken Heart Skewers (Espeto de Coraco de Galinha)

Enjoy Brazil’s chicken heart skewers fresh from your grill! Chicken hearts are marinated in soy sauce, poultry seasoning, and parsley for a juicy bite.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Marinate Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 25 minutes



  • 1cupsoy sauce
  • 1cupfresh parsley,chopped
  • ¾beer
  • tsppoultry seasoning
  • tspachiote powder
  • tspfresh ginger,grated
  • 3clovesgarlic,crushed
  • salt and ground black pepper,to taste
  • 1lbchicken hearts


  1. Whisk soy sauce, parsley, beer, poultry seasoning, achiote powder, ginger, garlic, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until marinade is well mixed; add chicken hearts. Cover bowl and marinate in the refrigerator for 4 hours.

  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  3. Remove chicken hearts from marinade and discard marinade. Assemble chicken hearts on metal skewers.

  4. Cook on the grill, turning halfway through, for about 15 minutes until no longer pink in the center. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F.

  5. Serve warm and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Bamboo skewers soaked in water for 10 to 15 minutes can be used in place of the metal skewers.


  • Calories: 249.04kcal
  • Fat: 11.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.28g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.02g
  • Fiber: 1.33g
  • Sugar: 0.43g
  • Protein: 23.87g
  • Cholesterol: 154.22mg
  • Sodium: 3597.56mg
  • Calcium: 71.30mg
  • Potassium: 604.46mg
  • Iron: 8.94mg
  • Vitamin A: 74.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.39mg
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